• Each year, Lee University proudly hosts some of the world's most exceptional artists and musicians in its Presidential Concert Series.  Information regarding each artist featured in the Presidential Concert Series is listed below. Simply click anywhere in the gray boxes to expand and display the information.

    Ilya Yakushev

    Ilya Yakushev

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Pangle Hall

    Returning Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev, with many awards and honors to his credit, continues to astound and mesmerize audiences at major venues on three continents.

    Lee University Symphony Orchestra

    Lee University Symphony Orchestra

    Monday, September 26, 2016

    Conn Center

    Arrival from Sweden: The Music of Abba

    ARRIVAL From Sweden is one of the world’s most popular ABBA show bands. Since 1995, the production has toured 48 nations and appeared on TV and radio all over the world. Enjoy an evening with Maestro Bob Bernhardt as he conducts the Lee University Symphony and the Music of Abba.

    Chanticleer

    Chanticleer

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Pangle Hall

    Chanticleer is known as “an orchestra of voices” for the blend of its twelve male voices with original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

    Isabelle Faust & Alexander Melnikov

    Isabelle Faust & Alexander Melnikov

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    Pangle Hall

    Violinist Isabelle Faust and Pianist Alexander Melnikov is described as having a sound with “passion, grit and electricity but also a disarming warmth and sweetness” by The New York Times.

    Susannah Biller Kness

    Susannah Biller Kness, Soprano

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    Pangle Hall

    Originally from Cleveland, Tennessee, Soprano Susannah Biller has been praised for her “incandescent, exquisitely supple soprano” (Dallas Morning News) and her “light, sweet lyric voice and coloratura agility” (Chicago Tribune).

    Ning An

    Ning & Friends

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Pangle Hall

    An Evening with Gloria Chien and Ning An, and guest, Soovin Kim, violin

    Critically acclaimed concert pianists, Gloria Chien and Ning An, have captured the attention of the piano world at major piano competitions and festivals around the world. Korean-American violinist Soovin Kim is an exciting young player who has built on the early successes of his prize-winning years to emerge as a mature and communicative artist.